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Paul Hamilton
November 01, 2019 - 10:34 pm
(WGR 550) - It took the Sabres 4:27 of horrendous play in the first period the clinch their third loss in four games. Washington netted four goals in the first period and never looked back. Buffalo has now lost two games in a row for the first time all season. Buffalo had much better of the play in...
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Kyle Powell
November 01, 2019 - 7:11 pm
All it took was a crushing 4:27 span of the first period on Friday, in which the Buffalo Sabres allowed four goals in a 6-1 loss to the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Buffalo's only goal of the night came off the stick of defenseman Henri Jokiharju, who scored his...
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Paul Hamilton
November 01, 2019 - 2:34 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Victor Olofsson has been named NHL Rookie of the Month for October. Olofsson scored all six goals he had in the month in his first seven games. All six goals were also scored on the power play. He does not have a 5-on-5 goal in his brief NHL career. Olofsson added four...
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Paul Hamilton
November 01, 2019 - 12:59 pm
(WGR 550) - It’s been a while since the Sabres have played a team with more points than them in the standings. Washington has 21 points, while Buffalo has 20. If you go by point percentage, the 9-2-2 Sabres are second in the NHL at .769, while the Capitals are third at .750. Marcus Johansson has...
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Paul Hamilton
October 31, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jimmy Vesey has only missed two games and was back on the ice for practice on Thursday. Vesey did not accompany the team to Washington after practice, but he is hoping he plays before the team heads to Sweden, “I’m hoping to try to get in Saturday, depending on how I feel. I...
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Paul Hamilton
October 30, 2019 - 2:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - If you go by practice on Wednesday and Brandon Montour, he probably will play on Friday against the Washington Capitals. Ralph Krueger said the decision won’t come until Thursday and Krueger added, “Today was really the first practice where he started to feel comfortable...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
October 30, 2019 - 12:49 pm
The Buffalo Sabres are currently in the midst of a three-day break between games, the team's longest since the 2019-20 season began. While we're only a month into the season, the rest is needed after playing 13 games in 24 days, and it's also well-deserved. Regardless of the results of the games on...
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Paul Hamilton
October 28, 2019 - 10:38 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres certainly didn’t have their game Monday against Arizona, but still got a point in the shootout loss. It was the Sabres' first loss at home, making them 5-0-1. It was a very successful month of October as the Sabres finished 9-2-2. Buffalo, once again, got out to a...
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Kyle Powell
October 28, 2019 - 6:59 pm
After getting out to a 2-0 first period lead, the Buffalo Sabres had it washed away by the visiting Arizona Coyotes on Monday night as the blue and gold suffered their first home loss of the season, 3-2 in a shootout at KeyBank Center. Coyotes forward Nick Schmaltz scored the lone goal of the...
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Paul Hamilton
October 28, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With Marco Scandella out two-to-three weeks with a lower body injury and Brendon Montour not quite ready to return from a hand injury, John Gilmour is finally getting his opportunity to play for the Sabres. The 26-year-old was a healthy scratch for the first 11 games because...
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